Oh, I do like to be beside the Seaside

Home » News » Oh, I do like to be beside the Seaside
Beside the Seaside
Seaside Tea - 1
Seaside Tea - 2
Seaside Tea - 3
salads
stage
choir
enjoying
teatime 4
teatime 2

Oh, I do like to be beside the Seaside

The seaside came to Buckley in July !! Back in the Spring we decided that the theme for our Summer tea this year would be 'A seaside celebration', and with the summer we have had we couldn't have chosen a better theme.
So, on the 28th July the schoolroom was transformed with seaside decorations and bunting adorning the walls, window ledges and tables. On the stage we had deckchairs, a sand pit and paddling pool (filled with sand and water of course) buckets and spades, windmills, shells, pebbles and even a boat.
About 40 people came along — some dressed in shorts, sun hats and sunglasses. We didn't have anyone in swimwear, but there was someone in a wet suit !! We shared fun and fellowship together over a ham salad tea followed by strawberries and cream and home- made cakes.
During tea each table worked together as a team to answer questions in a seaside themed quiz, with prizes for those on the winning table. Then, to finish the afternoon we had a good old seaside sing-a-long with songs like: Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, All the nice girls love a Sailor, Yellow Submarine, We are sailing, Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot bikini and of course We're all going on a summer holiday.
A wonderful and memorable afternoon was shared by all — but how do we follow it next year??
(We didn't waste the water in the paddling pool by the way — we used it to water the roses in our Remembrance Garden).

You may also be interested in

Choir 2
Webteam: Wed 18 Jul 3:27pm

Kristin was instrumental in the set up of our choir which was originally called "Tone Deaf" However, mainly due to her patience and tolerance, alongside her exceptional musical skills we have progressed to making a "Joyful noise". Our ethos is to promote Christ and His love through song and we have taken short services into nursing homes and performed at several Chapel...

Circuit Celebration 1
Webteam: Wed 18 Jul 3:23pm

On Sunday 15th July the Circuit gathered at Jenny's Field in South Hiendley for our Circuit Celebration. The day included opportunities to meet together, enjoy the wonderful sunshine and the surroundings of Jenny's Field. With many activities arranged for the day, and choices to make, we could join in with Messy Crafts, Bible Study, Godly Play, Prayer, Silence, Forest Church, Singing, a...

Multi-coloured sale South Church - 1
Webteam: Thu 03 May 4:19pm

On Saturday 21st April a multi-coloured sale took place to raise funds for the South Church Partnership with All We CanThe sale raised £780.We ended the sale with a Celebration Service which included the commissioning of our Worship Leaders and Pastoral...